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xp help please

Postby fogman on Sat May 22, 2010 10:25 pm

im running xp on my laptop & somehow ive managed to loose the recycle bin icon from my desktop :shock: anyone got an idea on how i can restore it ?
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Re: xp help please

Postby Frontycustoms on Sat May 22, 2010 10:36 pm

Go into the control panel n right click n send to desktop i think. Got windows 7 here so cant remember if that is totally right mate. :?

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Re: xp help please

Postby BadBoy on Sat May 22, 2010 10:47 pm

Right click on the Desktop
Then select Personalize
On the left hand pane, select change desktop icons
Put a tick in Recycle Bin
Press OK

Again, I'm on windows 7 so this is from memory.
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Re: xp help please

Postby AdamP on Sun May 23, 2010 4:40 pm

Wont work like that in XP. See this KB article, and click "Fix this problem"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810869
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Re: xp help please

Postby Drift on Mon May 24, 2010 7:20 pm

Its very common, people right click the icon and delete the short cut instead of empty the recycle bin :lol:
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Re: xp help please

Postby fogman on Tue May 25, 2010 7:32 pm

AdamP wrote:Wont work like that in XP. See this KB article, and click "Fix this problem"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810869


cheers adam :wink: all sorted now
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